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Understanding Italian Road Signs: Add On

Cristina Fassio

Distanza

Distance between the sign and the begining of the posted indication

Estesa

The length of the posted indication

Validit

Hours of validity

Validit

Hours of validity for holidays and Sundays (upper) and work days (lower)

Limitazione od eccezione

Limits or exceptions

Inizio, continuazione, fine

Start, continuation, end of posted action

Scombraneve in azione

Snow plows at work

Incidente

Accident

Zona soggetta ad allagamento

Possible flood area

Coda

Possible traffic jam

Mezzi di lavoro in azione

Road or field equipment ahead

Strada sdrucciolevole per ghiaccio

Possible ice formation

Strada sdrucciolevole per pioggia

Slippery when wet

Autocarri in rallentamento

Slow down for trucks

Zona rimozione coatta

Removal of cars in no parking zone

Segnale di corsia

Indication of lane

Tornante

Dangerous curve(s)

Numero del tornante

First dangerous curve upcoming

Pulizia meccanica della strada

Street cleaning hours and days

Pulizia meccanica della strada

Street cleaning

Andamento della strada principale

Intersection with secondary roads

Andamento della strada principale

Intersection with secondary roads

Andamento della strada principale

Intersection with secondary roads

Andamento della strada principale

Intersection with secondary roads

Andamento della strada principale

Intersection with secondary roads

 

 


Cristina lives in Vagliagli, Siena, Italy and keeps busy with her website Expats in Italy (expatsinitaly.com) and her relocation business.

© Cristina Fassio, 2002

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